The First Pavilion

There has been a pavilion on the north end of Lake Harriet since 1888.  The first one was built by the Minneapolis Street Railway Company on a piece of property that belonged to  trolley tycoon, Thomas Lowry.  The grand pavilion served as a motor line station and featured a 1500 …

Picture Book Minneapolis

ST. ANTHONY FALLS At this point is his long journey of nearly 300 miles the Father of Waters is captured and imaginatively harnessed and before being released is made to provide the lion’s share of power for turning the industrial wheels of a great city. OLD BLOCK HOUSE, FORT SNELLING …

The Twin City Night Owl and a KSTP QSL

QSL cards are used to confirm two-way radio communication between amateur radio stations and signal reception from radio, television or shortwave broadcasters.The term QSL comes from the use three-letter message encodings, known as a brevity or “Q” code. A “Q” message followed by a question mark, like “QSL?” means “do …